My name is Jessie Childs and I am a recovering people pleaser. I have often struggled to voice my opinions and not get lost in the opinions of others. I love helping people and being what they need, and especially love helping them feel understood, but often struggle to be vulnerable in allowing others to be what I need.
Anxiety. Just when I think it’s gone. Just when I feel confident. Just when I feel like I can breath, it comes creeping back in. I open…… Read more “choose your own adventure”
Hey there lovely reader–thanks for showing up and sharing this space with me! Words have always been a safe place for me—whether it be filling up pages…… Read more “I can trust him?”
It gives me great joy to be able to say that I, Jessie Childs, am a runner. I was not always a runner and I am definitely…… Read more “running to slow down”
I remember the day that I realized I had to let go…
Some time last year, I was showing my friend a message I had typed up to send to a guy I thought was cute and she said…… Read more “Don’t say I’m bold”
Today I want to tell a story that’s long overdue. It’s about the first time I told a boy I liked him and everything that came after.…… Read more “the first boy I ever loved.”
Often, people ask me how my job is going. That is a common question to ask. A normal question. Yet, I often have a hard time articulating…… Read more “Finish the Race.”